Kids and Families Skip the Line Vatican City & Sistine Chapel Tour

Rome, Italy

Experience Rating
icon3 hours  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English

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Keep your children entertained on this 3-hour tour of the Vatican and Sistine Chapel, specifically designed for families. The tour includes pre-booked tickets so your family will avoid the lengthy queues. You and your children will learn about the impressive works of art on while participating in a fun interactive tour. You’ll visit the Vatican Museums, including Raphael's Rooms and the Gallery of Maps. You’ll also see Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel, and
his Pietà, and have fast-track access to St. Peter's Basilica.

Along the tour, the whole family learn a great deal by solving quizzes, answering trivia questions, participating in scavenger hunts, and many more creative activities.

Local guide
Guaranteed to skip the long lines
Professional art historian guide
Private transportation

Departure Point

Viale Vaticano, Roma RM, Italy

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Stop At:  
Vatican Museums
First, you’ll meet your guide near the Vatican City, and then avoid the entrance queues at the Vatican Museums, using your pre-booked tickets. If needed, you can deposit any luggage or belongings in the Vatican cloakroom. As your tour begins, children will play games to identify important Vatican artwork. You will see wonderful Greek and Roman sculptures as well as the sarcophagi of Empress Helena and Constantina, the mother and daughter of Constantine the Great. Then, the tour heads through the Gallery of the Candelabra, Gallery of the Tapestries, Sobieski Hall, and the breathtaking Raphael's Rooms.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Sistine Chapel
Next is the Sistine Chapel, the venue for papal elections and one of the most popular attractions in Italy. As you view Michelangelo's vast fresco, “The Last Judgment,” you’ll hear stories from the Bible, including the creation of Adam.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
St. Peter's Basilica
After the museum, your tour will enter the most significant Catholic church on earth, Saint Peter’s Basilica.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
St. Peter's Square
Your tour will end in Saint Peter's Square next to the taxi and bus station. Your expert local guide for children and families will ensure your tour is customized for your family, making it unique to you and your interests. Children will be engaged throughout the tour, creating memories that will last a lifetime
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • READ CAREFULLY: Because of the growing popularity of the current pope Francis and his intense activity in organising mass events in the Vatican some areas might get closed last minute without previous notice. This has already happened this year and can happen again during you Vatican tour: the Sistine chapel and/or the Basilica of Saint Peter might not be accessible. In case of such events our tour guide will provide you with a valuable alternative focusing the tour inside the Vatican museums.
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

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